The building served as an almshouse for poor widow’s but, at the same time, as a reception hall for kings. It housed the Dutch resitance in the Second World War, and today it hosts priceless works of art. This book is your guide through its history, which spans three centuries, with a large and colourful cast of characters.
Hermitage, Biography of a building
The Hermitage Amsterdam, known in the past centuries as the Diaconal Old Women’s and Men’s Home, has an astonishing and fascinating history.